What we're about

Berkeley Events is the perfect social and business networking group for San Francisco Bay professionals who want to make new business and personal connections, build their network, find new clients and identify business opportunities.

We make our networking events easy by having greeters at the door to not only welcome you - they introduce you to others, along with having events in elegant and fun Berkeley locations, making it simple to meet new people.

We keep you informed and connected to the best SF Bay Area networking, social, business, music and charity events - If we post an event, members of the group will be their to enjoy the event with you!

Our members include successful entrepreneurs, U.C. Berkeley students and recent graduates, business owners, attorneys, bankers, real estate developers, physicians, technology gurus, sales and marketing experts and other professionals who live or work around Berkeley. Our events are attended by 20 to 250+ people from our groups on Meetup, Linkedin, Facebook, and more.

Our organizer David Mitroff, Ph.D. (http://www.piedmontave.com/david_mitroff/) is the Founder and Chief Consultant of Piedmont Avenue Consulting (http://www.piedmontave.com/), which was built around his networking, marketing, and creative business consulting skills. David invites high level professionals from his expansive network of contacts, internet and social media groups, client portfolio, friends, and you to our networking events. David introduces the right people to each other resulting in greater business and personal growth.

Join us! It's free and easy! You don't have to live or work in the SF Bay Area to be a member.

Upcoming events (5)

Increasing Restaurants Online Food Orders | A Virtual Live Webinar | July 27

Join us for a live webinar on Increasing restaurants online food orders with David Mitroff Ph.D. Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at 10:00am PDT

About this event
Join us for our live webinar on How to increase restaurants online food orders with David Mitroff Ph.D. on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 from 10:00am to 11:00am PDT. This webinar will be hosted by a business consultant, keynote speaker, and CEO of Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc.(www.PiedmontAve.com) David Mitroff Ph.D. At this event, business professionals from the restaurant industry will learn how to:

- Increase online order revenues through your online presence and customer loyalty programs
- Utilize online ordering technologies
- Promote online ordering capabilities through social media, email marketing, and other platforms
- Mitigate the effect on revenue from third party delivery services

Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc. is a San Francisco Bay Area- based business development and marketing consulting firm that creates brand awareness, strengthens customer loyalty, and increases lead generation by leveraging new technologies and streamlining business processes.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to gain valuable insight on how to develop a successful website and connect with like-minded people!

An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission, please RSVP NOW at: https://restaurants-online-ordering.eventbrite.com

Event Details:
- Presentation by David Mitroff Ph.D.: benefits, key concepts, and tips on how to write a book in 30 days or less.
- Questions can be put into the chatbox and will be answered throughout the workshop.

This event is open to anyone who wants to network and share ideas except No MLM (No Exceptions).

An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission, please RSVP NOW at: https://restaurants-online-ordering.eventbrite.com

Make connections, share stories, and learn from online business owners from all over! Sometimes it only takes one conversation to change everything. This is a very special opportunity to discover new ideas and meet other online businesses.

Our Event Host and Speaker - David Mitroff, Ph.D.
David Mitroff, Ph.D. (www.DavidMitroff.com) is a sought after Business Growth Strategist who shares his secrets for creating successful brands that stand out and thrive. This includes entertaining stories from his consulting work. David inspires business professionals through his keynote talks on a wide range of topics such as how to build a brand with data-driven marketing, digital leadership: growing your online presence, and on the psychology behind building professional connections.

Host and organizer: Professional Connector: A vision of Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Why & Who will benefit on this event?

Whether you are a professional service provider or a business owner, this event is beneficial for everyone. Come to seek ways to expand your network in a virtual world, while enjoying a drink of your choice.

What to Bring:

Make sure you have your LinkedIn profile ready. Create a short link for your profile, such as: https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidmitroff

How to Dress:

It's a virtual event so you may dress as you like, but we all look good when we dress professionally. We always take pictures at our events, so you want to look your best!

Photography & Video:

Our events and webinars are recorded for our Websites and Social Media sites. By attending our event, you give us permission to photograph, videotape and otherwise record the event and use the resulting footage for promotional purposes. All participants at our events are beautiful people and are subject to be photographed and used to promote future events.

An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission, please RSVP NOW at: https://restaurants-online-ordering.eventbrite.com

In-Person Happy Hours are Back! | Mushin Sports Lounge, Oakland | July 27

Join us for our in-person Happy Hours are Back! Event on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 from 5:00pm to 8:30pm PDT at Mushin Sports Lounge in Oakland
About this event
RSVP Now at https://in-person-happy-hour-oakland.eventbrite.com

After more than one year WE ARE BACK! Join us for our first in-person event of 2021, Hosted by Prfoessional Connector in the brand new Mushin Sports Lounge in Oakland. Are you looking forward to connecting with people in in-person events again? interested in meeting amazing professionals? Come to the new Mushin Sports Lounge in Oakland and be ready to build relationships, expand your network, and have a great time! This is a great opportunity to reconnect with people out of the screen.

RSVP Now to get early bird $30 in advance ticket or pay $50 at the door, if space is available.

If you are currently a Mushin member, contact Mushin staff to receive a discount code, because all members get 20% disccount on every event hosted at the Mushin Sports Lounge.

RSVP Now at https://in-person-happy-hour-oakland.eventbrite.com
RSVP Now to get early bird $30 in advance ticket or pay $50 at the door, if space is available.

If you are currently a Mushin member, contact Mushin staff to receive a discount code, because all members get 20% disccount on every event hosted at the Mushin Sports Lounge.

In-person Happy Hours are Back! @ Mushin Sports Lounge (Oakland)

Experience Mushin (www.mushinsportslounge.com) a Boutique Sports Lounge, its spaces are designed to provide a premium viewing experience with a perfect balance between business and casual environment to inspire interactions at every level. Located in Oakland in the 1814 Franklin St. 5G offers its customer and visitors a centered and VIP location for events, drinks or game nights!

David Mitroff, Ph.D. (www.DavidMitroff.com) is the Founder and Chief Consultant at Piedmont Avenue Consulting (www.PiedmontAve.com). David questions assumptions, offers creative ideas, and encourages new initiatives from strategy through implementation. David inspires business professionals through his keynote talks on a wide range of topics.

Professional Connector. A vision of Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc.
We organize and promote hundreds of business networking and social mixers to provide business professionals an opportunity to make new business and personal connections, build their network, find new clients, and expand their business.

RSVP NOW at: https://in-person-happy-hour-oakland.eventbrite.com

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Searching for in person events to invite colleagues to? Bring them with!

Why & Who will benefit from this event?
Whether you are a professional service provider or a business owner, this event is beneficial for everyone. Come to seek ways to expand your network in a virtual world, while enjoying a drink of your choice.

How many people show up?
Our Virtual Events usually see anywhere from 20 to 400 people. We make sure people are open and approachable, regardless of how many people show up. You will be able to meet and talk to anyone; our greeters will be there to make introductions and keep things moving.

What to Bring:
Bring your business cards and make sure you have your LinkedIn profile ready. Ideally, short versions like linkedin.com/in/davidmitroff

How to Dress:
This is after work networking, so even if you did not work…pretend and dress as you did! We all look good when we dress professionally. We always take pictures at our events, so you want to look your best!

Photography & Video:
Our events and webinars are recorded for our Websites and Social Media sites. By attending our event, you give us permission to photograph, videotape and otherwise record the event and use the resulting footage for promotional purposes. All participants at our events are beautiful people and are subject to be photographed and used to promote future events.

RSVP NOW at: https://in-person-happy-hour-oakland.eventbrite.com

Review Sites and Reputation Management with David Mitroff Ph.D. | August 3, 2021

What are the best ways to increase leads from Yelp and Google? Join us for our live webinar on Review Sites and Reputation Management on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 from 10:00am to 11:00am PDT. This webinar will be hosted by business consultant, keynote speaker, and CEO of Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc.(www.PiedmontAve.com) David Mitroff Ph.D. At this event, you will learn why reputation management is important for attracting customers online. Any press, reviews and comments can impact a business significantly. This webinar will help navigate how to use Yelp and Google to leverage your reputation. This includes Yelp and Google listings, advertisements and reviews. David Mitroff will teach you how to assess and brand your presence online through Yelp and Google as well as resolve issues to improve your business' reputation. Everyone who attends the event will get a free audit of their online presence and review sites. RSVP now for free!

RSVP now at: https://review-sites-reputation-management.eventbrite.com
An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission. After you RSVP, you will receive an email for the Zoom webinar link.

Event Details:
- Presentation by David Mitroff Ph.D.: benefits, key concepts, and tips on Google and Yelp profiles as well as reputation management online.
- Receive an online presence and review site audit with live feedback
- Learn how to assess and brand your business' online presence
- Learn how to respond and resolve negative issues that are impacting your business' reputation

RSVP Now at: https://review-sites-reputation-management.eventbrite.com
An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission. After you RSVP, you will receive an email for the Zoom webinar link.

Our Event Host and Speaker - David Mitroff, Ph.D.
David Mitroff, Ph.D. is a sought after Business Growth Speaker who shares his secrets for creating successful brands that stand out and thrive. This includes entertaining stories from his consulting work. David inspires business professionals through his keynote talks on wide range of topics such as how to build a brand with data driven marketing, digital leadership: growing your online presence, and on the psychology behind building professional connections.

David Mitroff, Ph.D. is the Founder and Chief Consultant of Piedmont Avenue Consulting (www.PiedmontAve.com) who creates brand awareness, strengthens customer loyalty and streamlines business processes.

He has given a TEDx talk and been a featured media expert for NBC, ABC, San Francisco Business Times, Hospitality Technology, California Lawyer, and more. Dr. Mitroff is also a College Instructor who teaches entrepreneurship and marketing courses at the University of California, Berkeley and is a Google Mentor for the Google Launchpad Accelerator program.

If you're looking for a business consultant, keynote speaker, executive coach, or marketing expert, schedule a FREE call with David Mitroff Ph.D. to get started! To schedule your free virtual appointment:
www.vcita.com/v/piedmontave/online_scheduling#/services

Host and organizer:
Professional Connector - A vision of Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc.
@ProfConnector @DavidMitroff
Professional Connector. A vision of Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc.

Recording:
Our events are recorded for our websites and social media sites. By attending our event, you give us permission to take recordings. All participants at our events are beautiful people and are subject to be recorded and used to promote future events.

An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission! RSVP NOW at:
https://review-sites-reputation-management.eventbrite.com
An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission. After you RSVP, you will receive an email for the Zoom webinar link.

Virtual Happy Hour Networking Event | August 19, 2021

Online event

What's the best hour of the week? It's happy hour with Professional Connectors! This virtual happy hour is the perfect opportunity to network with business professionals and learn from each other. Join us on Thursday, August 19, 2021 from 4:30pm to 5:30pm PDT for an engaging and fun experience as we sip on some booze and exchange ideas.

Anyone can join! Whether you work in the hospitality industry in the San Francisco Bay Area, in the restaurant industry, in a law firm, in tech, or any other industry that host virtual or in person events, there is a place for you. It's been a lonely COVID-19 year with little social interaction. Take this time to meet new people and make up for lost time.

RSVP now at: https://live-happy-hour-event.eventbrite.com
An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission. After you RSVP, you will receive an email for the Zoom webinar link.

Agenda:
- Introduction by Host David Mitroff, Ph.D.
- Each member of the group will introduce briefly themselves and then everyone will share ideas
- Networking with one another
- Drink!

This event is open to anyone who wants to network and share ideas except No MLM (No Exceptions).

Questions?
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www.ProfessionalConnector.com

RSVP NOW at: https://live-happy-hour-event.eventbrite.com
An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission. After you RSVP, you will receive an email for the Zoom webinar link.

Our Event Host and Speaker - David Mitroff, Ph.D.
David Mitroff, Ph.D. is a sought-after Business Growth Strategist who shares his secrets for creating successful brands that stand out and thrive. This includes entertaining stories from his consulting work. David inspires business professionals through his keynote talks on a wide range of topics such as how to build a brand with data-driven marketing, digital leadership: growing your online presence, and the psychology behind building professional connections.

David Mitroff, Ph.D. (www.DavidMitroff.com) is the Founder and Chief Consultant at Piedmont Avenue Consulting (www.PiedmontAve.com). David questions assumptions, offers creative ideas, and encourages new initiatives from strategy through implementation.

Throughout his career, Dr. Mitroff has served as an instructor for several reputable colleges such as the University of California at Berkeley, in addition to being a featured media expert for NBC, ABC, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Inc. Magazine, Washington Post, Hospitality Technology, Hospitality Net and more. David has also written books on Online Business Growth Strategies, Law Firm Business Growth Strategies, The Event Effect, and more!

If you're looking for a business consultant, keynote speaker, executive coach, or marketing expert, schedule a FREE call with David Mitroff Ph.D. to get started! To schedule your free virtual appointment:
www.vcita.com/v/piedmontave/online_scheduling#/services

Host and organizer:
Professional Connector - A vision of Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc.
@ProfConnector @DavidMitroff
Professional Connector. A vision of Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc.

Recording:
Our events are recorded for our websites and social media sites. By attending our event, you give us permission to take recordings. All participants at our events are beautiful people and are subject to be recorded and used to promote future events.

RSVP NOW at: https://live-happy-hour-event.eventbrite.com
An RSVP on Meetup does not guarantee admission. After you RSVP, you will receive an email for the Zoom webinar link.

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